Meet Kia Ray
Today’s interview is with the Kia Ray. She is outspoken, skilled, and professional when it comes to her craft. She has only been in the makeup game for about 10 months and is constantly evolving. In this interview you learn a little more about her background and who the real Kia Ray is, enjoy! Follow her on Instagram:…
SDBUP x YouTube
Stay Down Blaze Up is officially apart of the Youtube community! We are so excited to be taking this step in expanding our blog. Please visit our channel: Stay Down Blaze Up and as always SUBSCRIBE!
Meet Larry Taylor Jr.
Photographer and upcoming graphic designer Larry Taylor Jr. or “LT” began photography only about a year ago and has since found that it is his passion. Born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia, Taylor picked up his first disposable camera when he was only a small child and since then, he’s never looked back. “I’ve been…
A TRUE Musical Experience
Last week, I attended the official release party for BOOMscat’s Album The West Wing Project Live Ep. It was held at Mad Momos Beer and Deck Restaurant on 14th street in Northwest DC. I came rushing in all late because I had just left a dinner on the other side of DC but ironically, I believe…
“Am I too African to be American, too American to be African?”
As a child, children would blatantly ask me “what are you?” As a teenager, my peers would joke and say you are my African queen or Nubian princess. As an adult, I find myself tangled up in conversations about whether I am truly African-American, Black enough to be Black, or if I am too American…